Reliance Jio's 4G speeds fastest among telcos in December, Trai data show
After offering the slowest 4G download speeds in October according to Trai's speed test, it has now jumped to highest 4G speeds among telecom operators.
Reliance Jio (RJio) had fastest 4G speeds among all telecom companies in India in the month of December, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) data show.
According to the latest speed tests from Trai, in December 2016, RJio registered an average download speed of 9.9Mbps. This is followed by Airtel with average download speed of 8.1Mbps and Vodafone with 7.5Mbps. The company, in a statement, said, "When examining the monthly trend, it can be clearly noted that RJio’s download speeds touched an average speed of 18.165 Mbps in December 2016."
Upload speeds remain the same at 2.6 Mbps of RJio standing at the second position. Surprisingly, Norway-based Telenor tops the list with an average upload speed of 2.8 Mbps with Airtel in the third placeproviding 2.2 Mbps upload speeds.
In October 2016, RJio's 4G internet speeds were tested as one of the slowest.
In October, RJio's 4G internet speeds were 6.2 Mbps, Trai website had shown.
RJio is still offering free 4G services under their ‘New Year Offer’, until March 2017, but the daily data limit has been reduced to 1GB from the previous 4GB.